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(FEW) Nexus Conference


"Food Waste-to-Low Carbon Energy" Conference
Sustainable Communities and Resilience

April 27 & 28, 2016

  • First day of the event will focus on the latest research in food waste to energy and FEW nexus related topics, and will also include poster presentations.
  • Second day will focus on challenges and opportunities for food waste to energy projects in New Jersey.
  • Download the Flyer (300k PDF)

About Us


Clean Energy and Environmental innovations can serve as a springboard for economic development, environmental sustainability and social equity. The EcoComplex is dedicated to moving inventions from the lab to real-world applications as successful innovations in our state's businesses and industries, and to promoting New Jersey as a center for alternative energy and environmental innovations and enterprises.

The EcoComplex has a mission to address the pressing clean/alternative energy, environmental, solid waste, and resource-recovery issues faced in New Jersey and beyond. It also serves as a hub of education and outreach for the clean/alternative energy and environmental community. Benefits of working with the EcoComplex include:

- "Soft Landings" Program for foreign clean energy businesses that need assistance to enter the US market and locate in New Jersey.

- Access to Rutgers faculty expertise and high tech analytical equipment.

- On-Site Engineering Expertise.

- Technology scale-up capabilities (indoor and outdoor)

- Access to conferences and other relevant events such as entrepreneurial networking forums and workshops with experts in law, strategy development, accounting and other business disciplines.

- Networking opportunities

- SBIR-STTR Collaboration (Rutgers Faculty)

- Business mentoring.

- Connection to venture capital and angel investors.

- Human resources support & workforce training.

- Competitive rates and flexible terms.

- Access to Business equipment, high speed internet, conference rooms, mailroom, and free parking.

- On-site access to many types of biomass feedstocks (including biogas) for project development.

- Access to graducate and undergraduate student interns.


TechConnect 2015

The Rutgers EcoComplex Intern Julia Burmistrova and Assistant Director David Specca represented the EcoComplex and NJCERN at TechConnect 2015, National Innovation Summit and Showcase in Washington, DC. June 14-17.



The EcoComplex is a partnership with the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

News & Events

Greenhouse Production Short Course -

Come learn about the exciting world of greenhouse production! In this two-day class, our team of expert instructors will cover the core topics you need to either get your greenhouse off the ground or improve an existing program.

- Download the Flyer (519K PDF)

- For more Information and to register.


Fulper Farm & EcoComplex Both Receive USDA Grants to Help 5th Generation Farm Expand Products and Work with Anaerobic Digestion


Lab Rentals - 700sqft of lab space is currently available at the EcoComplex. Competitive price with 2 fume hoods and ample bench space. Lab rental includes business support services; conference room useage, business plan assistance, marketing & brand support, and investor connections.

EcoComplex Awarded the INBIA Soft Landings International Incubator Designation

WMBC - TV Hometown: Interview with EcoComplex Director, Dr. Serpil Guran. On Biomass & Biofuels

Biomass Magazine features Rutgers University assessment on bioenergy potential in New Jersey

2015 Recipients of the Jerome Goldstein Scholarship Fund, Complete Summer Internships!

2015 Recipients of the Jerome Goldstein Scholarship Fund For EcoEntrepreneuring (left to right): Ashley Pennington, Kevin Marceski, Alessandra Looman, Catrice Carter and Julia Burmistrova

NJ Spotlight - Highlights NJAES Biomass Report "Garden State is Wasting It's Waste"

Determining the Plastic Waste in MSW EcoComplex Team Conducts Research!

EcoComplex Newsletter - June 2014

Alumni Story: Two Recent Grads and EcoComplex Tenants Take ‘Growing Up’ to New Heights

Living EcoWall Installed by Rutgers

Future of Solar Geoengineering

Will Algae Fuel Your Next Car?

Spotlight on the EcoComplex

Farmers Against Hunger

Fuel Savings a Hot Topic at EcoComplex
- See Alternative Transportation Fuels Workshop Presentations

MicroDysis, an EcoComplex Incubator Company, in TechLifeSciNews

News Archives



RUTGERS EcoComplex
Clean Energy Innovation Center
1200 Florence-Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, NJ 08505-4200
Tel: 609-499-3600
Fax: 609-499-3647